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October 7, 2014

Columbus Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Guide To How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly

In typical long weekend form, the Philadelphia area is full of happenings to fill your calendar this Columbus Day, which hits on Monday, October 13. From Bloktoberfest on South Street to Old City Fest in Old City and a County Fair-themed event at The Oval and the RiverCity Festival at Penn Treaty Park, the festivals […]

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October 7, 2014

The Old City Seaport Festival Returns With Tall Ships, A Parade Of Boats, A Pirate Ship Battle, Food Trucks, Craft Market And More, October 10-12

Lovers of all things nautical, this one’s for you. This weekend, October 10 through 12, the Old City Seaport Festival returns for its third year of tall ship tours, moonlight sails, craft shopping, boat-centric activities, food trucks and more. The festival hits Penn’s Landing and celebrates Philadelphia’s seafaring past with a variety of free and […]

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October 7, 2014

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With More Than 100 Events At Dozens Of Venues Throughout The City Showcasing Hundreds Of Artists And Designers, October 9-17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia, returning for its 10th anniversary year this week, October 9-17, to celebrate the historic role of design in the Philadelphia region while showcasing up-and-coming creatives and innovation. Now one of the largest design festivals in the entire country, the festival serves as the signature […]

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October 6, 2014

Save The Date: The Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To The Water With Collegiate, High School And Master Rowers On October 25 And 26

Crew fans, heads up. Huge rowing competition the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta returns at the end of this month, October 25 and 26. Bringing together more than 75 college crews, 150 high school crews and master rowers, elite rowers and previous world champions, the longstanding regatta eventually has become the largest one-day rowing competition […]

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October 6, 2014

The Fall Edition Of The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s Fine Craft Fair Brings More Than 140 Artisans To Rittenhouse Square, October 10-12

This weekend, gorgeous hand-crafted works share the spotlight with lush autumn foliage in Rittenhouse Square. After several years of successful spring art fairs, last year the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen partnered with the Friends of Rittenhouse Square and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to present the first fall edition of the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair. […]

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October 3, 2014

Weekend Picks: Midtown Village Fall Fest, Revolutionary Germantown Festival, Chestnut Hill Fall Fest, First Friday, Fall Pop-Up At The Oval, Schuylkill Boardwalk Opening Weekend And More

It’s a doozy of a weekend. First up, the Midtown Village Fall Festival brings eight (!) beer gardens, alfresco eats from favorite Midtown Village restaurants, games, music and more to 12th and 13th Streets in Center City on Saturday. Check out our full guide to one of the city’s biggest fall festivals. Also on Saturday, […]

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October 3, 2014

Skippack Days Arts And Craft Show Returns To The Main Streets Of The Montgomery County Town, October 4-5

Visit the wonderfully charming town of Skippack this weekend, and be rewarded with the towns largest annual event. Hardly a week goes by in Skippack without a special event, but October’s Skippack Days is the biggest event weekend on the calendar as the town makes way for crafts, jewelry, art and other vendors, as well […]

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October 2, 2014

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Returns To The Schuylkill River This Saturday, October 4

This Saturday, October 4, more than 50 teams of community members, corporate groups and charities take to the Schuylkill River for the annual Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing, which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, the ancient Chinese […]

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October 2, 2014

Nick’s Roast Beef Serves Up Bacon-y Dishes, Fall Beers And More During The Second Annual Bacon And Beer Fest, Saturday, October 4

Bacon and beer. ’Nuf said. Nick’s Roast Beef in Old City hosts its Second Annual Bacon and Beer Fest this Saturday, October 4. From 4 to 8 p.m., the eatery will serve up bacon-centric menu items like the ground bacon burger, bacon nachos, bacon-crusted cheesecake, pumpkin bacon brownies and more. hese dishes will be paired […]

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October 2, 2014

Roundup: Harvest Festivals In Philadelphia — Our Guide To More Than 20 Harvest Festivals Coming Your Way In The Next Few Weeks

Did someone say harvest time? Fall arrives with autumnal treats (apples! pies!), activities (pumpkin carving! hay rides!) and plenty of harvest festivals celebrating all of these things and more. Revel in the best parts of fall these next few months with pumpkin festivals, wine harvest fetes, festivals celebrating apples and so much more. The harvest […]

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